A dispute is now going to start after the Indian high commissioner to the UK left from an event in London even after he spotted Vijay Mallya there. Industrialist Vijay Mallya was reportedly present at a book launch event in London on June 16, which also saw the attendance of Indian envoy to Britain Navtej Sarna. Mallya was declared a proclaimed offender few days before by special court in Mumbai.
Zee News reported that the launch event for the book – Mantras for Success: India’s Greatest CEOs Tell You How to Win – was held at the London School of Economics. The book has been written by Indian author Suhel Seth, with journalist Sunny Sen as co-author. The book launch was followed by a panel discussion where Indian High Commissioner to Britain Navtej Sarna was also present, as per reports.
Clarifying on the envoy’s presence, Seth said it was an ‘open event’ which had been advertised on Twitter and ‘no specific invitations were sent’ for the same. – Zee News reported.
According to Navtej Sarna when he realized that Mallya was present in the audience, he left before the question & answer session expressing displeasure.